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You cannot unsneeze a sneeze, and other tales from Liberia

Author: Esther Warner Dendel
Publisher: Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, 1995.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dendel, Esther Warner, 1910-2002.
You cannot unsneeze a sneeze, and other tales from Liberia.
Niwot, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, 1995
(DLC) 95037782
(OCoLC)33009098
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Warner Dendel
ISBN: 0585025398 9780585025391
OCLC Number: 42329145
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 171 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: In the beginning. How these stories came to be "caught" --
No palaver stays settled unless everyone wins --
You cannot unsneeze a sneeze --
How Liberia came to be called the Land of the Pepper Bird --
The Brothers Grimm suffer revision --
There is no down without an up --
The herb woman is named --
A good story is a lie that's true --
The trek to Wala-ta --
The first houses are built --
Twisting makes strong --
How the first pot was made --
Say me a poem to a pop a cork --
God makes the first skin-head drum out of his own ear --
The no-sound --
Why a woman may not touch the big drums --
The origin of the Poro --
Sour thinks sour the soup --
The first taboo --
The reason for taboos --
Money comes into the world --
The beginning of the Mano and Gio tribes --
The generative power of ink. Later. The bush cow wife --
Trains of fire and dews of blood --
Dowsing for truth --
Two are more than twice as strong as one --
The doubling of the rice --
Patience is mightier than muscle --
Why Kru men go to sea --
The rainmaker --
Only brotherness can warm a cold heart --
Why plovers clean crocodile teeth --
The dancing palm --
Everything belongs to God --
Laughing breaks trouble --
Blue goes for down. Sendro's stories. Why we cannot trust one another --
The secret of the zolo tree --
Wala lives in everything he ever made --
Sleeping with forest thing.
Responsibility: Esther Warner Dendel.

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